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  1. Business sector repeats calls to postpone minimum-wage law amid downturn

    Posted Mar 20th 2009, 12:00am by Dennis Eng, Paggie Leung

    ... was needed to implement the legislation. But a Chinese General Chamber of Commerce spokesman said the difficult business environment warranted a delay. ... Dennis Eng and Paggie Leung Major local chambers of commerce and business associations have repeated calls for a delay to controversial minimum-wage legislation amid the downturn. ...

  2. Belabouring a false Chinese advantage

    Posted Apr 26th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Last week, Chinese and American trade officials meeting in Washington agreed that in trade as elsewhere, 'jaw, jaw' beats 'war, war'. China dropped its ludicrous demand ... are authentic, widespread and affect millions of Chinese. But the petition is dead wrong in its central claim: that China's low manufacturing wages constitute an unfair trade practice. ...

  3. Business chambers voice their opposition to minimum wage

    Posted Nov 08th 2004, 12:00am by Klaudia Lee

    ... Klaudia Lee Four business chambers have voiced opposition to a minimum wage in Hong Kong, saying it would affect the city's ability to attract foreign investors. But they are adopting ... of a minimum wage and maximum working hours as it would affect foreign investment and the business environment. 'Hong Kong's attractiveness lies in its flexibility and low tax rate. If more ...

  4. Business as usual despite global woes

    Posted Aug 08th 2008, 12:00am by Raymond Ma

    ... been business as usual, especially in the big accounting firms where there is a struggle to fill vacancies created by the increasing volume of commercial and investment activities. However, ... It is estimated that China requires 350,000 qualified accountants, but only about 130,000 accountants qualified to Chinese Institute of Certified Public Accountants standards are available. ...

  5. Banks lose shine among local business students

    Posted Jun 28th 2012, 12:00am

    ... for the slide in popularity of bank jobs, although accounting firms and management consultancies surged up the list. HSBC retained its top spot as the most desired employer for the city's business ... to HK$15,817 this year from HK$16,169 a year ago. While business students shunned the financial sector, those majoring in engineering and natural sciences were eager to join it. Goldman Sachs, ...

  6. Union calls on government to set statutory minimum wage at HK$33

    Posted Apr 25th 2009, 12:00am by Agnes Lam

    ... and time on commuting. So these workers have to stay in these outlets even when the pay is lower,' union president Alex Lee Wang-lung said. 'Many fast food chains have more business amid ...

  7. Training caters to a variety of positions

    Posted May 07th 2005, 12:00am by Chris Davis

    ... as it is for the business,' Mr Allies said. 'We believe we reward our employees fairly, but we don't compete on salary alone.' He is not overly concerned by the recent rise in average salaries offered ... the company hired a lot of students but hiring employees with experience was a problem. 'Our business concept is unique, so when we find people who can slot into our operations we do everything ...

  8. Job market fails to absorb influx of graduates

    Posted Nov 20th 2003, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... on file and allow them to keep their hukou, or household registration, for two years while they look for work. The government is encouraging students to set up their own businesses and is giving ...

  9. Some truth amid the fiction about Shenzhen's Apple factory

    Posted Apr 14th 2012, 12:00am

    ... not sweatshops - although it did point out many problems regarding Foxconn's working conditions. As news about the fabrications and related reports were translated into Chinese, they quickly spread, ... which many Chinese media have covered, not to mention the sense of alienation that workers reportedly experience there. Workers are not allowed to talk during work. If they are found dozing off ...

  10. News - Hong Kong - COURTS

    Stiff penalty for restaurateur who cheated HK's wage protection fund

    Posted Aug 24th 2012, 12:00am by Patsy Moy

    ... to the city. The case involved a company called Head Dragon Investment, set up in February 2001, which ran a Chinese restaurant in Sham Shui Po. The business began to struggle in mid-2002 and, ... as in this case, keeps going on, the government will [have to] amend legislation to plug the legal loopholes. As a result, it would risk the business standing of Hong Kong, affect the operation ...




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